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Trauma to Transformation: A Set of Existential Opportunities to Address Environmental Justice and the Climate Crisis | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

Mustafa Santiago Ali will discuss opportunities to address environmental justice and the climate crisis as part of the Kim and Judy Davis Dean’s Lecture Series and Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s focus area on climate change. Speaker A thought leader, international speaker, … Continue reading

Mission Equity: Equity in Climate Data Accessibility and Environmental Justice

Oct 18, 2022 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) leads the Nation on an unprecedented journey of discovery, exploration, and innovation. NASA understands that we will not discover new possibilities and travel farther into space alone – it will … Continue reading

EPA creates new office to advance environmental justice initiatives : NPR

https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/me/2022/10/20221004_me_epa_creates_new_office_to_advance_environmental_justice_initiatives.mp3 Forty years after Warren County, N.C., residents marched to a landfill to try to stop dump trucks, the EPA is creating an office for advancing environmental justice. (Aired on ATC on Oct. 3, 2022.) STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: There’s a … Continue reading

Biden administration launches environmental justice office – The Boston Globe

WARRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement … Continue reading

Advancing Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

Sep 24, 2022 Join U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan for a significant announcement on environmental justice and civil rights at EPA. Tune in on Saturday, September 24 at 1:00pm ET. NOTE: If you need captions, please click the CC … Continue reading

AG Garland on Environmental Justice I LIVE

NowThis News Streamed live 32 minutes ago Attorney General Garland is holding a press conference to discuss issues of environmental injustice in America. He will be joined by EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta. Watch … Continue reading

Don’t skip environmental justice in rush to build infrastructure, advocates warn

By Emma Foehringer Merchant April 19, 2022 Gov. Charlie Baker is asking the Massachusetts Legislature to approve a $9.7 billion transportation and environmental infrastructure bond bill to help build bridges, roads and railways across the commonwealth. But some advocates worry … Continue reading

Tlaib: Climate Corps would connect environmental justice with economic and racial justice

The Hill Published on Jul 24, 2021 Rep. Rashida Tlaib spoke about the Civilian Climate Corps during a House hearing on the program.

Longtime Head of EPA’s Environmental Justice Program: Biden’s Climate Picks Show Power of Movements

Democracy Now! Dec 21, 2020 As President-elect Joe Biden unveils key members of his team who will tackle what he called the “existential” threat of the climate crisis, we speak to former Environmental Protection Agency official Mustafa Ali, who led … Continue reading

Advocates Celebrate As Legislature Gets One Step Closer To Passing Environmental Justice Law | Earthwhile

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.megaphone.fm/BUR8059000992.mp3 August 03, 2020 Miriam Wasser María Belén Power, of the local nonprofit GreenRoots, was supposed to have a “date night” with her husband Friday evening, but says she couldn’t stop checking her phone for updates on floor proceedings at … Continue reading